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2023 Virtual and In-Person Classes and Workshops

Join me at the baking counter and let's bake up a sweet and savory year!

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Virtual Workshops and Pie Camps Here


BAKE WITH KATE

Enjoy a year of baking virtually with me right in your own kitchen. On the 2nd Sunday* of each month at 2 pm Eastern (11 am Western) join Kate for 90 to 120 minutes of homemade baking both savory and sweet. I try my best to make baking fun and easy for all and I’m looking forward to sharing some of my favorite recipes with you!

The Whole Pie! Sign up for the FULL 12-session course to receive a FREE Bonus Surprise Bake session. This truly is a bakers dream! (See details below.)

Just a Slice, Please! Tickets for individual sessions will go on sale one month in advance of the date of each session.

Register for Bake with Kate

Here's the Baker's Menu for 2023

  • January 8: Apple Pear Triple Ginger Crumble

  • February 12: Mom's Chicken Pot Pie

  • March 12: Lemony Quick Tarts

  • April 2: Rum Raisin Apple Custard Pie

  • May 7: Fried Pies

  • June 11: Best Strawberry Shortcake

  • July 9: How to Make ANY Fresh Fruit Pie

  • August 13: Ratatouille Pie

  • September 10: Chocolate Bourbon Whiskey Fig Pie

  • October 15: Fancy Tops and Pumpkin Pie

  • November 12: Sausage and Apple Savory Supper Pie

  • December 10: Peanut Butter Chocolate Layer Pie

  • December 17: Bonus Session: Surprise Bake!

Same Prices as 2022 for Virtual Sessions!

Register Here

  • Bakers Dozen Full Course 12 Sessions: $585: $48 per class which includes the Eventbrite service fee and a Free 13th Bonus Session. You save $115!)

  • Individual Sessions: $55 per class (Price does not include Eventbrite service fee.) Tickets will go on sale approximately one month before the date of each class.

  • Gift Cards are available.

Gift Cards Available

Can’t make a session? No Worries!

Each session is recorded with lifetime viewing access.


IN-PERSON ART OF THE PIE DAY CAMPS AT PIE COTTAGE

This is the original hands-on Art of the Pie Day Camp Workshop taught by me in Port Angeles, WA.

What's included in an Art of the Pie Day Camp

  • The lifetime skill of how to make and roll the Art of the Pie® dough by hand.

  • Recipes and all ingredients.

  • Classes limited to 3 pie campers so there will be lots of personalized instruction while making your own seasonal fruit pie and flaky pastry.

  • How to make a food processor crust at home.

  • How to choose great tasting seasonal fruit.

  • How to make a filling for just about ANY fruit pie.

  • Tips and tricks to bake up a picture perfect pie to share

  • How to create your own recipes.

  • You will finish class with your own just baked pie hot out of the oven or ready to bake at home.

Plus

  • A 9" Emile Henry pie dish ($50 value)

  • A celebratory prosecco toast or juice and light lunch made for you by Kate.

  • A delicious piece or two of a freshly baked pie.

Gift Cards Available

DATES FOR 2023

It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to register for an in-person Art of the Pie Day Camp.

Register for Art of the Pie Day Camp

  1. Click on the date you would like to come.

  2. That will take you to the Eventbrite where you will register and pay.

  3. Come to Pie Cottage and let’s make pie!

If you are interested in a private in-person Art of the Pie Day Camp at Pie Cottage, I do those too for up to 6 people. (Minimum is 3.)

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Pie Cottage in Port Angeles, WA

Coming to Pie Cottage for an In Person Day Camp?

Pie Cottage is in Port Angeles, WA on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Nestled on the Strait of Juan de Fuca with Olympic National Park right in its "backyard", Port Angeles is approximately 2.5 hours northwest from the Seattle Area. It is also a 90-minute ferry crossing (car and/or passenger) from Victoria, British Columbia. The Pacific Ocean is an eighty minute drive and beautiful vistas are everywhere. Port Angeles itself is fairly small and driving distance between most everything is about 5-10 minutes. 

HOW DO I GET TO PORT ANGELES?

Driving

Hood Canal Bridge Status (WA DOT Website)

From Seattle
via Washington State Ferry to Bainbridge Island

Depart the ferry merging onto HWY 305, follow to HWY 3 to the Hood Canal Bridge. Take a left onto the bridge and follow HWY 104, then merge onto HWY 101. Continue through Sequim to Port Angeles.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 45 minutes.

Ferry Schedule: Seattle/Bainbridge

From Seattle
via Washington State Ferry to Edmonds

Depart the ferry and follow signs to the Hood Canal Bridge. Take a right onto the bridge and follow HWY 104, then merge onto HWY 101. Continue through Sequim to Port Angeles.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Ferry Schedule: Edmonds/Kingston

From SeaTac Airport

Take Interstate 5 south to the Bremerton Exit (highway 16 North) through Bremerton; past Bremerton take highway 3 to 104 to 101 around Sequim. Port Angeles is 15 miles west of Sequim on highway 101.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

From Olympia and Oregon

Take US 101 northbound along the western shore of Hood Canal. From Olympia via Aberdeen/Hoquiam: take US 101 northbound. This is a longer scenic route that includes the Pacific coastline and parts of Olympic National Park. 

From Bellingham and Vancouver, BC

Take the Washington State ferry from Keystone (on Whidbey Island north of Seattle) to Port Townsend. Ferry reservations can be made through the here (WA DOT).

Map from Bellingham, Vancouver BC

Map from N. Seattle communities via Mukilteo ferry 

Charters and Bus

Clallam Transit System – "The Straight Shot" Rte 123  offers daily direct bus service between Port Angeles and the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. $10 cash only/each way.

Dungeness Line – offers bus service to and from SeaTac, Seattle, Edmonds/Kingston, and Port Townsend.

Rocket Transportation – service from SeaTac airport and custom charters.

Air Travel

To SeaTac Airport

Travel by air to SeaTac (Seattle) Airport, rent a car and drive to the Peninsula. Driving directions. Or take one of the above bus services.

To Port Angeles

The William R. Fairchild International Airport is on the west side of Port Angeles. You can charter a flight from Rite Bros. Aviation for personalized, private flight service.

Local car rental agencies: Budget Rental Cars (360) 452-4774 and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (360) 417-3083.

Ferry

To/From Victoria, British Columbia

Travel from downtown Victoria to downtown Port Angeles via the COHO ferry. COHO ferry information (360) 457-4491. Approximate Travel Time: 90 minute crossing

To/From Seattle Area

Washington State Ferries

WHAT OTHER WONDERFUL THINGS ARE THERE TO DO IN AND AROUND PORT ANGELES? 

Here are a few ideas for starters.